Bismarck Recipients Recognized with State Parks and Recreation Awards
The North Dakota Recreation & Park Association held its annual Awards Banquet in Bismarck on Sept. 14. Local award recipients included:
- The Cottonwood Park Expansion by Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) received the Golden Egg Award, which recognizes outstanding and innovative park projects in North Dakota.
- Dr. Steve Chuppe, co-chair of Bismarck Recreation Council capital campaigns for the Bismarck Municipal Ballpark and Cottonwood Park Expansion, received the Citizen Advocacy Award.
- Mike Wald, BPRD facilities manager for ice arenas and outdoor pools, received the Distinguished Professional Award.
- Two former BPRD employees were inducted into the NDRPA Hall of Fame, the association’s highest honor – Tim Kuntz and Dennis Nybo.